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Mary O’Connell

Local Author Reimagines a Classic with New Novel

While taking literature classes through high school, many of us had to read canon staples from the likes of Dickens and Steinbeck, despite how jarring it can seem to approach something like Great Expectations when you’re fourteen years old. Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights— a title which my friends keep telling me to pronounce differently, for some reason— is one such classic. Read More..

An Evening with Mary O’Connell

On Tuesday, May 30 from 7-8:30 PM in our Auditorium, local author Mary O’Connell will read and talk about her latest book, Dear Reader.

This sharply funny and heartbreaking love letter to Brontë’s Wuthering Heights is about finding your people, the books that make us who we are, and the teachers who help us discover them (Source:

The Raven Bookstore will sell copies for Mary to sign!